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Young leaders graduate Toastmasters programme

Young leaders graduate Toastmasters programme

| 01/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Youth Leadership Programme (YLP), run by the Grand Cayman Toastmasters Club, graduated 11 young people on Saturday, 21 October. “The aim of the programme is to teach participants to be better thinkers, listeners and speakers,” assistant coordinator and master of ceremonies [...]

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Cayman touch rugby teams shine at US Nationals

Cayman touch rugby teams shine at US Nationals

| 31/10/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Both the Cayman Touch Association (CTA) men’s and mixed teams came second in the USA Touch Nationals championships, which took place in Oceanside, California 12-14 October. The men’s team, who moved up from third place last year, lost in the final 6-2 to the Los Angeles Roy [...]

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Students embrace anti-bullying messages

Students embrace anti-bullying messages

| 31/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The anti-bullying STOOD UP Fair took place Saturday, 21 October 2017 attracting dozens of students from across Grand Cayman. Aimed at encouraging children and youth to be creative in exploring ways they can address bullying, the fair featured student booths showcasing their anti-bu [...]

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Elections Office staffer voted top employee

Elections Office staffer voted top employee

| 30/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Gina Whittaker has been named the Cayman Islands Government’s Employee of the Month for September, recognised as the most appreciated. She earned this distinction as a result of the praise she has received from both external and internal clients, stated a government press release [...]

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Kiwanis Club names new board

Kiwanis Club names new board

| 27/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman recently installed its officers and board members for 2017-2018, with Nicola Murray the new president, taking over from Daniella McGowan. “For many years, the Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman has made and continues to make a real difference in the [...]

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National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

National Gallery recognised for educational initiative

| 27/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has received an award for commitment to education for its Creative Careers programme, presented at the recent Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards celebrating outstanding achievements in business in the Cayman Islands. Mor [...]

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Law firm supports new Meals on Wheels kitchen

Law firm supports new Meals on Wheels kitchen

| 26/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels has received a $30,000 donation to assist the charity in opening a new kitchen to provide hot meals to seniors and the housebound in West Bay. As part of its ongoing charity work for the local community and through the contributions of employees, Ogie [...]

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CIS Blue and Cayman Prep top football standings

CIS Blue and Cayman Prep top football standings

| 26/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): After three weeks of play in the inaugural Dart Under 14 Girls’ and Dart Under 13 Boys’ high school football leagues, the young ladies from Cayman International School (CIS) Blue and the young men from Cayman Prep sit atop the standings in their respective leagues. In the girls [...]

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Retiring DoT officer honoured for service

Retiring DoT officer honoured for service

| 25/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Alma McKenzie, senior tourism training and development officer for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT), has retired after 27 years of service which focused on the development of youth and infusion of tourism education into schools’ curriculums. To commemorate her legac [...]

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New moth stamp series takes flight

New moth stamp series takes flight

| 24/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPSA) has released a series of stamps featuring the realistic artwork of Letitia Askew, in which she depicts local moths. The issue, which became effective on 12 October 2017, consists of a set of four stamps and a first day cover. The 20¢ stamp [...]

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CIS and Prospect Primary top U-9 division

CIS and Prospect Primary top U-9 division

| 24/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(PFL): This past Saturday’s (21 October) deluge played havoc with games in the CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), which caused a number of postponements. Fortunately for some players, parents, coaches and supporters, the early morning drive to a few venu [...]

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Spookfest to scare up fun for all

Spookfest to scare up fun for all

| 20/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Pedro Castle is again turning into a Spookfest for Halloween with the organisers this year arranging for an early entrance for special needs children to enable them also to enjoy the festivities. The second annual celebration is taking place Saturday, 28 October, from 11am-3pm, wit [...]

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Runners go the distance for charity

Runners go the distance for charity

| 20/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A group training for the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon is raising money for the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC) with every mile the runners clock. Since training started in August for the Intertrust Island Striders, they have run more than 8,000 miles, longer than the G [...]

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Teenager donates food to mental health patients

Teenager donates food to mental health patients

| 18/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A teenager undertook a month-long food drive collecting goods for the Cayman Islands Hospital’s Mental Health Unit to help provide support to patients after their hospital treatment. Sophie Elias, 13, with the assistance of her mother, Charmaine Elias, launched the drive with the [...]

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Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

| 18/10/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Andrew Greiff, who served as the Cayman Islands Commissioner of Police from 1973 until his retirement in 1990, died last week at the age of 90. He met Thomas Russell in the Solomon Islands while travelling around the Pacific between 1967 and 1973. At the time he was acting as Polic [...]

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